Away from the world’s attention, Burkina Faso has been slipping into violence. In less than a year, the number of displaced has increased fivefold, from 50,000 last December, to 270,000 in August.
A building serving as a detention facility in Yemen was destroyed in an airstrike, killing or injuring every detainee inside when the multi-story facility crumbled.
The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday as the office of the country’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases.
Number of patients admitted to ICRC supported hospitals in South Sudan with injuries from violence remains high ten months after the signing of a peace agreement.
A new field hospital will open in Al Hol camp this week. It is being set up to treat patients wounded in war or suffering from illness.
Omar was 19 when he lost his leg after a bullet tore through it on May 14, 2018, the worst day in a series of border demonstrations in Gaza.
Today we are making a public plea for information about three of our staff members who were abducted in Syria in 2013.
Two weeks on from the attack on the village of Ogossagou, in which more than 161 people died according to official estimates, the apocalyptic scenes seem frozen in time.
Yemen’s conflict has taken a terrible toll. Some injuries can never truly be healed. Anmar Qassem is a young man, and strong. But a landmine took away both his legs, and one of his arms.
In Mozambique, the flood waters caused by Cyclone Idai are, gradually, receding. But as the water level drops, new devastation is revealed.
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